WE dont call her the 'Material Girl for nothing Madonna has just been named the Worlds Highest Earning Musician, beating out fellow stars like Celine Dion, Beyonce and Bruce Springsteen. Madonna topped a poll by Forbes magazine after making 73 million in the past year, mainly thanks to her sold-out 'Sticky and Sweet world tour and lucrative endorsement deals. In order to compile the list of the years top earning musicians, Forbes considers money made from album sales, touring, publishing and endorsement deals from June 2008 and June 2009. Forbes magazines top 10 highest-earning musicians: 1 - Madonna - $110m 2 -Celine Dion - $100m 3 - Beyonce - $87m 4 - Bruce Springsteen - $70m 5 - Kenny Chesney - $65m 6 - Coldplay - $60 million (tie) 6 - Rascal Flatts - $60 million (tie) 6 - AC/DC - $60 million (tie) 9 - The Eagles - $55 million 10 - Toby Keith - $53m - HS